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Archive for the eLearning News Category

eLearning Meet: Moodle Completion Tracking and Conditional Activities

Due to time constraints I was not unable to present at the eLearningMeet event on 29th June. However, I intended to talk about Moodle Completion Tracking and Conditional Activities. Completion Tracking You may have seen check (tick) boxes appear against your resources and activities on your Moodle site. Those […]

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eLearningMeet: Debbie Pearson on whether YouTube videos can enhance learning

At the eLearning Meet on 29 June, Debbie Pearson from the Business School presented on the YouTube videos she created for her first year accounting students. She explained her development process and the students’ response: In December 2014 I noticed a short article in The Times: “clips […]

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eLearningMeet: Using Nearpod with primary education students

Emily Rotchell from the School of Education talked about her experience of using Nearpod with her Primary trainee teachers teaching Geography. Nearpod is an online presentation and polling application, which allows users to upload existing presentations (e.g. PowerPoint) as well as create new ones from scratch. Nearpod provides […]

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UR 2nd ‘eLearningMeet’: What did you miss?

eLearning Services held its second eLearningMeet in the morning of June 29th 2015. Four Roehampton academics along with four eLearning Advisers signed up to present for 7 minutes on their use of technology to aid teaching and learning. This post provides an overview of these presentations and […]

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eLearning Meet: Assessing trainee teachers’ programming projects

At our second eLearningMeet on 29th June 2015, the School of Education’s Miles Berry discussed some of the issues around training primary teachers to deliver the programming elements of the new school computing curriculum, of which he was a co-author. Miles discussed the online Scratch programming environment […]

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Nearpod

What is Nearpod? Nearpod is an online presentation and polling application, which allows users to upload existing presentations (e.g. PowerPoint) as well as create new ones from scratch. Nearpod provides the ability to add interactive features such as quiz questions, polling, drawing questions and many more. Teachers can [...]Read more

eLearning Meet: Innovative ways to incorporate Qualtrics into teaching and research practices

This is a summary of notes based on a presentation given by Dr Jennifer Mayer, Lecturer, Department of Psychology, at the Roehampton eLearning Meet held on 10th June 2014 Qualtrics is an online survey tool and the Department of Psychology have been using it for about a […]

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Summertime: Testing , testing! getting things ready for the new academic year

It’s that the time year again when things in the foreground seem to quieten down but in the background a lot is happening. The eLearning team have been busy making preparations for the next academic year and we are looking at improving our Moodle installation and upgrading […]

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Invitation to eLearningMeet – Summer 2014

What is it? On Tuesday June 10th, the eLearning Services team are hosting an eLearningMeet at the University of Roehampton. The aim of the session is for lecturers to come together from a variety of disciplines to share examples of innovation and good practice using technology in […]

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iMovie 10.0.2 is here!

The latest version of iMovie has now been installed on the 4 Macs in the Green Room for those interested in getting creative with digital video. If you would like to explore iMovie, feel free to check it out. What’s new? The iMovie version 10 interface is […]

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